Peru
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Overview

Land and territory-related rights remained at risk and a lack of effective regulations undermined Indigenous People’s rights to free, prior and informed consent. Socio-environmental issues continued to be a major cause of social conflicts. The state failed to respond effectively to continuing high rates of violence against women and pregnancy among girls.

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Death penalty status

Abolitionist for ordinary crimes only

Retains the death penalty only for serious crimes, such as those committed during times of war

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